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Datum:dinsdag 25 januari 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-123K Provider
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 54-702
Constructienummer: 20151
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 42 / inzittenden: 42
Totaal:slachtoffers: 46 / inzittenden: 46
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:9 km (5.6 mijl) E of An Khe (   Vietnam)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:An Khe Air Base, Vietnam
Vliegveld van aankomst:Bong Son Landing Zone, Vietnam
Beschrijving:
The C-123 transport plane carried 42 U.S. Army troops and a load of ammunition and grenades. It was raining and the cloud ceiling was at just 300 feet when the transport plane took off from An Khe, Vietnam. Shortly after takeoff the airplane flew into a hillside. Reportedly the airplane hade suffered a no. 2 engine fire just prior to impacting the hillside.

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» Vietnam Air Losses : United States Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps fixed-wing aircraft losses in Southeast Asia 1961-1973 / Chris Hobson


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Fairchild C-123

  • 302 built
  • 34e ongeval
  • 18e dodelijk ongeval
  • 2e zwaarste ongeval (toen het plaatsvond)
  • 6e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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 Vietnam
  • 2e zwaarste ongeval (toen het plaatsvond)
  • 11e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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